THE FAIRMONT VANCOUVER AIRPORT APPOINTS LESLIANN KUHN AS DIRECTOR OF SALES AND MARKETING
January 23, 2012
Richmond, BC, January 23rd, 2012 - Craig Reaume, General Manager, The Fairmont Vancouver Airport is pleased to announce the appointment of LESLIANN KUHN as Director of Sales and Marketing, effective January 9, 2012. Returning to the hotel which she helped open in 1999, Lesliann brings over twenty three years of experience to the role.
Lesliann joined Canadian Pacific Hotels and Resorts in 1990, at what is now The Fairmont Chateau Lake Louise, spending four years there before moving to a Regional Sales role in Calgary in 1994. After three years in Calgary she then ventured north to Edmonton, as Business Travel Sales Manager at The Fairmont Hotel Macdonald. In 1999, Lesliann became part of the very successful opening team of The Fairmont Vancouver Airport as Senior Sales Manager. Lesliann was with The Fairmont Vancouver Airport until 2001 when she transferred to The Fairmont Hotel Vancouver as Director of Business Travel.
Most recently, Lesliann has been Director of Business Travel for the three downtown Vancouver Hotels, The Fairmont Hotel Vancouver, The Fairmont Pacific Rim and The Fairmont Waterfront.
“We are all delighted to welcome Lesliann back to our award-winning hotel, and to our incredible group of colleagues at The Fairmont Vancouver Airport. Lesliann’s passion for client relations, community involvement and understanding of our market will help shape the future success of our unique property” said Reaume.
Lesliann is a member of the Association of Corporate Travel Executives; she was recognized by the association as Volunteer of the Year in 2010. Lesliann holds a Graduate Certificate in Destination Development from Royal Roads University.
A sophisticated gateway to one of the world's most vibrant cities, The Fairmont Vancouver Airport is conveniently located above the USA Departures Level of the Vancouver International Airport. The hotel offers 392 spacious, fully soundproofed and beautifully appointed guestrooms and suites, all with floor to ceiling views of the airport runways, ocean and mountains. The hotel’s “Quiet Zone” floor has day use rooms available for travellers on long layovers, while a hypoallergenic floor offers several low-allergen amenities. Other hotel features include Globe @ YVR restaurant and Jetside Bar, both boasting amazing views of the runway and award-winning Pacific Northwest cuisine; a full service day spa and health club, complete with indoor mechanized lap pool; and state-of-the-art meeting facilities with over 8,800 square feet of space. www.fairmont.com/vancouverairport